Western Canada’s Other Oil Boom

There's an oil boom taking place across the Canadian Prairies but it's not what you think. A different kind of oil - an oilseed - is blooming throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. It's called canola. Canola is a western Canadian success story. The crop was bred at the University of Manitoba in the 1970s. This... Continue Reading →

Between here and there

This past weekend my friend and I took a road trip down to Minneapolis. Of course the purpose of the trip was shopping, but because this is an agriculture blog, I won't ramble on about the good deals we scored! Rather, I want to write a bit about what's happening in the fields between here... Continue Reading →

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